Showing All "New Order" Posts

Looking back it's almost hard to believe. Three members of the quintessential post-punk band choose to carry on after the suicide of their lead singer and bandleader only to become dancefloor…   Read Story »
New Order's 2005 album Waiting For The Sirens' Call isn't anywhere near anybody's list of favorite New Order albums, but the LP does hold a certain historical significance. It's the band's last album…   Read Story »
Electro mood-generators Chromatics, who made one of the best albums of this year, have continued their ridiculously productive streak, dropping a brand-new cover of New Order's wistful synthpop…   Read Story »
It was a dawn of a new age for New Order as they landed stateside to perform without original bassist Peter Hook but saw the welcome return of Gillian Gilbert on synthesizers with new addition Tom…   Read Story »
In 1985, New Order released a song dedicated to Ian Curtis, the iconic singer who fronted their previous outfit. Titled "Elegia," the track appeared on the Low-Life LP in five-minute form. 27 years…   Read Story »
The latest issue of Mojo comes with a CD of various different bands covering songs from New Order's beyond-awesome 1983 New Order album Power, Corruption & Lies, as well as the singles from that era…   Read Story »
The new year's newest Mojo features New Order on the cover and a covers comp of the band's Power, Corruption & Lies. Tackling tracks from the '83 LP (along with "Blue Monday" and b-sides) are…   Read Story »
This summer Rhino releases the 18 track comp Total: From Joy Division to New Order, which ought to help fans frame the legendary bands' evolutionary lineage/enjoyment of royalties. Teasing aside, it…   Read Story »
When Bethany Cosentino, Kid Cudi, and Rostam Batmanglij made a video for their Converse-funded "All Summer" they opted to don over-sized versions of their own heads and move into a "warm apartment."…   Read Story »
Not really, but it's definitely the week for old(er) music dudes to be hurting folks' feelings. This situation with Mani and Peter Hook's a bit harsher than Lou Reed turning Susan Boyle into mush by…   Read Story »